Inflation impacts Nova Scotia's floral industry during wedding season

At Props Floral Design in Halifax's north end, co-owner Ashley MacNeill said they are "quite busy," with approximately 100 weddings booked this summer, which is more than normal.

"There's a lot of weddings that had been postponed during the pandemic, so there's a little bit of a catchup, and then everyone else that got engaged during that period as well," she said.

The backlog of weddings and events, coupled with inflation, has caused some flower prices to soar.

"A lot of people have the misconception that baby's breath is inexpensive, but it's tripled in price," said MacNeill. "One, because of inflation and then just the high demand of it as well."

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